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Deal With Persons , Groups Undermining Peace Efforts, Buhari Orders Military.

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has directed the military and other security services to deal decisively with any person or group undermining efforts at achieving sustainable peace, security and stability in the country.

This is as he assured that the country will ultimately defeat the forces of evil.

According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adviser, Buhari said this when he paid a visit to the palace of the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Thursday.

“I gave them specific orders not to spare any bandit or terrorist threatening the lives and property of innocent Nigerians,” Buhari was quoted as saying.

According to Adesina, Buhari commiserated with the government and people of Sokoto over the recent loss of lives and property as a result of outrageous attacks by bandits and other criminal gangs.

He said the President assured the people that he remains unrelenting in his resolve to put an end to heinous criminal activities in the state and other parts of the country.

Buhari wrote in the visitors’ register, “My condolences to the Sultanate, the government, and people of Sokoto State over the recent mindless killings by bandits and terrorists.

“Nigeria shall win the battle over evil.”

The Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, and the Sultan thanked the President for the show of sympathy, assuring him of continued support towards peace and stability in the country.

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